Passenger buses; width requirements. (SB525)

Introduced By

Sen. Ryan McDougle (R-Mechanicsville)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Width requirements for passenger buses. Repeals provisions whereby the Commissioner of Highways and the Commonwealth Transportation Board may permit certain counties to operate passenger buses wider than 96 inches but no wider than 102 inches. Existing law prohibits vehicles other than school buses from exceeding 102 inches in total outside width and prohibits school buses from exceeding 100 inches in total outside width. This bill is a recommendation of the Virginia Code Commission. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100515D
01/07/2020Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/16/2020Reported from Transportation (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/20/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2020Read second time and engrossed
01/22/2020Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB525)
02/13/2020Placed on Calendar
02/13/2020Read first time
02/13/2020Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/13/2020Assigned Transportation sub: Transportation Systems
02/18/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (10-Y 0-N)
02/20/2020Reported from Transportation (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2020Read second time
02/25/2020Read third time
02/25/2020Passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/25/2020VOTE: Block Vote Passage (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2020Enrolled
03/02/2020Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB525ER)
03/02/2020Signed by Speaker
03/03/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB525ER)
03/03/2020Signed by President
03/12/2020Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 12, 2020
03/12/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
04/06/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 707 (effective 7/1/20)
04/06/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0707)